Boston Marathon: How to Qualify!

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Meyer & Meyer Verlag, 2012 - Sports & Recreation - 212 pages
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With the Galloway program it's possible to be in the best shape of your life and have energy to enjoy family and career. The highly successful training schedules include all of the elements needed to qualify based upon the Boston Marathon standards. Galloway's magic mile gives a reality check on progress and sets realistic pacing goals for long ......
 

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Contents

Why is the Boston Marathon the Greatest?
11
A Tour of the Boston Course with Bill Rodgers
19
How to Qualify and Enter
25
What if? Making Adjustments Due to Nonperfect Conditions
97
The Magic Mile is Your Reality Check
105
Your JournalThe Best Planning and Evaluation Tool
111
Form Improvement DrillsTo Make Running Faster and Easier
117
Hill Training Builds StrengthAnd More
127
Speed Training Prepares You for Top Performance
131
How Speed Training Works
139
Mental Toughness
151
Dealing with the Heat
163
Troubleshooting Performance
181
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Jeff Galloway is the designer of the Run-Walk-Run low mileage marathon training program, a Runner's World columnist, and an inspirational speaker for more than 200 running and fitness sessions each year. Jeff has worked with hundreds of thousands of runners including participants of run Disney events for which he provides training programs, tips and videos.

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